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By David West
Goldendale 

Tax King must go

 


To the Editor:

Referring to our state budget Senator King has previously taken the position “we do not have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem.” Very true, as the current budget is projected for about $3.4 billion more revenue than the previous budget. Mr. King has become part of the spending problem. He is rated the 6th biggest spender in the state senate.

As chair of the Transportation Committee he brought us the second highest gas tax in the nation. But that was not enough, the bill included increased taxes/fees on virtually anything connected to transportation.

We pay at the gas station, as we license anything, and again when businesses charge us more because of their i...



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